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World News F35 crash: Military plane smashes in SC
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An F-35B crashed in SC, but there was no casualty. Rising plumes of smoke can be seen on Little Barnwell Island, just five miles from the Beaufort Marine Corps Air Station (MCAS). This first-ever crash of an F-35 Joint Strike Fighter comes only one day after a U.S. Marine F-35B flew its first operational combat mission over Afghanistan .

World News 3rd woman comes forward with accusations against Brett Kavanaugh
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Swetnick alleges that Kavanaugh and others, while in high school in Maryland in the 1980s, were present when other students allegedly spiked the drinks of "vulnerable" girls at parties before the girls were reportedly gang raped . Nonetheless, reports suggest that the committee has responded to Avenatti and " immediately started looking " into Swetnick's claims. Kavanaugh and Christine Blasey Ford , the woman accusing him of a past sexual assault, are expected to testify Thursday before ...

World News At least 30 killed as quake, tsunami hit Indonesia’s Sulawesi island
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Strong aftershocks continued to rock the coastal city on Saturday morning after waves up to six meters (18 feet) high swept through the scenic tourist town on Friday, triggered by a 7.5 magnitude natural disaster on land. A key road into the settlement had been badly damaged and was blocked by landslides, the disaster agency said. Earthquake-affected patients are treated at a makeshift hospital in Poso, Central Sulawesi, Indonesia .

World News Swept away in tsunami
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The tidal waves brought by the tsunami reached 1.5 metres, BMKG chief Dwikorita Karnawati told a press conference. Quake just off Sulawesi island, Indonesia. The September 28 tremor was centred 78 km north of Palu, the capital of Central Sulawesi Province, but was felt in the far south of the island in its largest city Makassar.

World News Jeff Flake confronted by sexual assault survivors after he backs Kavanaugh
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Kavanaugh denied the accusations in a remarkable display, at times growing tearful and at other times angrily attacking Democrats and the media for destroying him and his family with spurious charges. "You're telling me that my assault doesn't matter!" They should just keep it to themselves because if they tell the truth they're just going to help that man into power anyway.

Author: 0 A look at what the FBI's Kavanaugh investigation will entail

Kavanaugh angrily denied the allegation that he assaulted Ford while they were both in high school, but she said she was "100 percent" certain he was her attacker. "Rushing to judgment would be the ultimate insult to this courageous survivor, but also to the entire community of survivors around the country who have been so inspired and moved by her testimony".

World News Democrats Running 'Big, Fat Con Job' on Kavanaugh
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General Assembly. They didn't know the location. "And they go into a room, and I guarantee you, they laugh like hell at what they pulled off on you and on the public, they laugh like hell". "It's happened to me many times ". They can do that to anybody", Trump said, before joking: "Other than perhaps Prime Minister Abe, because he is so pure.

World News Newport surfaces in accusations that are later recanted
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She said she managed to flee to the bathroom when Judge jumped on her and Kavanaugh, knocking them off the bed. Kavanaugh said he doesn't know Swetnick and "this never happened". Democrats said Wednesday that, in light of new sexual assault accusations, Kavanaugh should withdraw his nomination. In a three-page sworn declaration , Julie Swetnick of Washington , D.C., says she witnessed Kavanaugh "consistently engage in excessive drinking and inappropriate contact of a sexual nature with ...

World News Democratic resistance escalates calls to 'impeach Kavanaugh' from bench
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If all 10 Democrats on the committee vote against Kavanaugh , which is possible, the spotlight would shine on Republican Sen. And so long as Kavanaugh maintains strong support from Trump, Republican will want to keep pressure up on Democratic senators in states where Trump is popular to vote for his nominee.

World News Trump Defends Kavanaugh at United Nations
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Christine Blasey Ford , testify on Thursday before the Judiciary Committee. The President has acknowledged uncertainty about how the hearing will go and how Kavanaugh might be perceived, and he has begun laying the groundwork to blame Senate Republican leaders should the nomination fail, according to people who have spoken with him or have been briefed on conversations.

Author: 0 Indonesia rocked by powerful quake, tsunami warning called off

Disaster agency spokesman Sutopo Purwo Nugroho said in a live TV interview that the tsunami hit Palu , which is the capital of central Sulawesi province, and a smaller city, Donggala. Geological Survey. A swarm of strong aftershocks including one of magnitude 6.7 shook the region. The strong quake followed a milder 6.1 magnitude temblor hours earlier in the same area.

World News The most memorable moments from Christine Blasey Ford's testimony
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Two key undecided Republican votes remain: Alaska Senator Lisa Murkowski, and Maine Senator Susan Collins. Despite having more Republicans on the committee, the outcome is uncertain because Sen . During her appearance on ABC, Sanders suggested that was unnecessary, saying the FBI has conducted six previous background checks on Kavanaugh for federal positions.

World News Dutch police foil 'major terror plot' in raids
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Three of the seven suspects had previously been detained after attempting to join foreign militants overseas. The suspects came from Arnhem, the port city of Rotterdam and villages close to those two cities. Prosecutors are expected to use Friday's behind-closed-doors hearing to request an extension to the suspects' detention while investigations continue.

World News Sabarimala temple open for women of all ages, rules SC
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Custom of barring women is violative of Article 25 (Clause 1) and Rule 3 (b) of Kerala Hindu Places of Public Worship (authorisation of entry) Rules, 1965 is struck down by Justice Nariman. Across cities and towns, menstruating girls and women are not allowed to prepare food, enter a temple or touch an idol. "God is the same for everyone, it is wrong to discriminate with someone", stated Maneka Gandhi, Union Minister for Women and Child Development on twitter.

World News European Union pledges 'legal entity' for trade with Iran
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He said Trump achieved the opposite of what he'd hoped for and that the Security Council meeting backed Tehran's nuclear deal with world powers. Netanyahu said the site contained some 15 kilograms (33 pounds) of radioactive material that has since been moved called on the United Nations atomic agency to inspect the location immediately with Geiger counters .

World News I'd Prefer To Keep Rosenstein, May Delay Planned Meeting On His Fate
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Questions about Rosenstein's future were revived after a New York Times report that in May 2017 discussions with Federal Bureau of Investigation and Justice Department officials he suggested the idea of secretly recording Trump - remarks his defenders insist were merely sarcastic - and of invoking the Constitution to have the Cabinet consider removing Trump from office.

Author: 0 Senate Judiciary Democrats urge Trump to withdraw Kavanaugh's nomination

But the current appeals court judge declared in a statement: "This is ridiculous and from the Twilight Zone". "I observed Brett Kavanaugh drink excessively at many of these parties and engage in abusive and physically aggressive behavior towards girls, including pressing girls against him without their consent, "grinding" against girls, and attempting to remove or shift girls' clothing to expose private body parts", Ms Swetnick said.

World News Kavanaugh Classmate Retracts Support After What He Wrote in Yearbook
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Words written by Brett Kavanaugh in his 1983 Georgetown Prep yearbook have been in the spotlight over the past few days after a New York Times article highlighted some Kavanaugh references. That's not all, however. Other men that had "Renate" references in the yearbook echoed this claim that it was an reference to dates or other innocent interactions with her.

World News China and Russian Federation call on United Nations to ease on North Korea sanctions
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Now, as it threatens his latest pick to the Supreme Court and his party's electoral majorities in Congress, Trump is taking aim at the movement that has spurred a national reckoning around gender equity and sexual consent. They're going to take down some more, you'll be hearing about that very soon. On Friday, he fired off a tweet challenging Ford directly. The remarks left many people on Twitter puzzled.

World News Christine Ford-Brett Kavanaugh Hearing Is Underway
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And Mitchell's most thorough lines of questioning centered not on Brett Kavanaugh's alleged attack on Ford in high school nor the events immediately surrounding it but on how involved liberal leaders and lawyers were in the process of her coming forward.

World News China meddling with U.S. midterm elections, Donald Trump tell UN Security Council
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The US intelligence community concluded that Russian Federation interfered in the 2016 election with a covert social media campaign meant to help Trump win. Claire McCaskill, D-Mo. In August this year, Trump also tweeted that China hacked Hillary Clintons private email server. Addressing the council after Trump, French President Emmanuel Macron hit back, declaring that concerns about Iran can not be tackled with "a policy of sanctions and containment".

World News We aren’t isolated, America is isolated: Iranian president
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KELEMEN: French President Emmanuel Macron said there needs to be a long-term strategy, not just sanctions and containment. The law of the strongest? One is certainly the pressure that's put in place. Rouhani downplayed the sharp words from the USA administration, including a warning Tuesday by Trump's national security advisor, John Bolton, that Iran would have "hell to pay" if it crosses the United States.

World News Russian Federation agrees to supply Syria with missile defense system
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Moscow says Israeli F-16 planes which struck Latakia in western Syria on September 17 later used the landing Russian Il-20 surveillance plane as "cover", which resulted in the larger Il-20 being hit by a Syrian missile. but there will be Russian personnel present at controls". Turkish military vehicles have entered Idlib after militants snubbed an agreement between Turkey and Russian Federation for the creation of a buffer zone in the northwestern Syrian province, the last major militant ...

World News Maddox Ritch Dead: FBI Finds Body of Missing 6-Year-Old
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Maddox Ritch was with his father, Ian Ritch, and another adult at Rankin Lake Park on Saturday when he ran ahead and vanished, police said. "We want to find Maddox". "We have followed more than 150 leads , conducted hundreds of interviews, gathered surveillance video from stores all over the area". A resident who lives in the area told FOX46 people asked authorities if they had searched a specific area near the park .

World News Delegates at Labour conference overwhelmingly back People's Vote motion
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Pro-Brexit Conservative lawmaker Jacob Rees-Mogg said Britain would prosper under a " Canada Plus" deal - a variation on the free trade agreement struck between Canada and the European Union after years of negotiations. Turning to the row over anti-Semitism in Labour, Mr. Corbyn said it had caused "immense hurt and anxiety" and there was a standing ovation as he told Jewish people: "We are your ally".

World News Ford accuses US Supreme Court nominee in dramatic testimony
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At one point during Klobuchar's questioning, he cut off her and said, "Can we hear from Dr. Ford?" "But I have never done that to her or to anyone". What happens next: Supreme Court appointments must be confirmed by the Senate, where Trump's Republican Party holds a slim majority.

World News Trump meets with Israeli Prime Minister
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President Donald Trump on Wednesday accused China of attempting to interfere in the 2018 midterm elections . The U.N. has attempted to broker a peace deal with the Iran-backed Houthi insurgency. This summer, the Chinese government released a cartoon aimed at American farmers, making the case that the us trade war with China would be detrimental to its agriculture industry.

World News Adultery Law Scrapped: Delhi On Sex Outside Marriage
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The court also said that it affects the subordination of a woman and affects right to life. The case was heard by a bench presided by CJI Misra and comprising Justices R.F. Also read: India's lopsided adultery law - Adverse impact of patriarchy on men or women? "Husband is not the master of the wife", the verdict added.